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The Cambridge handbook of the just war / edited by Larry May, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee ; with the assistance of Shannon Fyfe and Eric Ritter.

Other author/creatorMay, Larry, editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxiii, 353 pages ; 25 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Cambridge handbooks in philosophy
Contents The Just War tradition in late antiquity and the Middle Ages/ John Mark Mattox -- Grotius and the early modern tradition / Johan Olsthoorn -- State defense / Yitzhak Benbaji -- Just cause and the continuous application of Jus ad bellum / Uwe Steinhoff -- The condition of last resort / Suzanne Uniacke -- The moral problems of asymmetric war / Steve Lee -- Individual self-defense in war / Lionel McPherson -- Distinction and civilian immunity / Shannon French -- Proportionality and necessity in bello / Jovanna Davidovic -- Weighing civilian lives: domestic versus foreign / Saba Bazargan-Forward -- Drone warfare and the principle of discrimination / Eric Joseph Ritter -- Jus ad Bellum / Larry May -- The basic structure of Jus in Bello / Jens David Ohlin -- Necessity and proportionality in international law / Adil Haque -- Humanitarianism: neutrality, impartiality, and humanity / Elizabeth Lanphier -- The challenge to the laws of war by Islamic Jihad / Shannon Fyfe -- Afterword / Henry Shue.
Abstract "This book assembles renowned scholars from around the world to reflect on the most pressing problems and questions in Just War Theory, and engages with all three stages of war: jus ad bellum, jus in bello, and jus post bellum. Providing detailed historical context as well as addressing modern controversies and topics including drones, Islamic jihad, and humanitarian intervention, the volume will be highly important for students and scholars of the philosophy of war as well as for others interested in contemporary global military and ethical issues."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHandbooks and manuals.
LCCN 2017040736
ISBN9781107152496 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN1107152496 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN9781316606629 paperback
ISBN1316606627 paperback

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